Williams Elvet

NAME Williams Elvet
RANK IN GREECE

Private

ON DEMOB

 

SERIAL NUMBER SERVICE PRISONER

5841

UNIT IN GREECE  CRETE ONLY

1st Btn, Welch Regiment

ACTIVE

 

IN GREECE  CRETE ONLY

February – 29 May 1941

METHOD OF DEPARTURE

 

Captured in Crete, 19 May.  Flown out in JU 52 (possibly it had brought some of the victorious invading airborne troops?)
POW CAMPS

 

IN GREECE

Dulag 135? at Piraeus, later to Salonika by ship.

IN OCCUPIED EUROPE

Stalag XVIIIA, Wolfsberg

ArbKdo 2056/L, Gullinggraben

ArbKdo 785/GW, Weissenbach a.d. Enns

ArbKdo 86/GW, Thesen (near Marburg)

NOTES

Author of “Arbeitskommando”

Escaped Sep 1944, guided and ghosted by Yugoslav partisans.

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